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MaFe’s pipe
Smoke signals to US.

This post comes from my Carving a pipe blog . A short blog showing my American friend Eric the result of my efford.

I have made several knifes, but never a pipe before, but now this is history and I have a feeling it might happen again.
A wonderful way to spend a few hours in thoughts.

Pictures:
1. The pipe.
2. With my mark under.
3. Rough cut.
4. Carving.
5. A fine fit in the hand.
6. And a perfect draft at the first test smoke.

Hope this can bring some inspiration, who knows, perhaps even smoke rings.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





31 comments so far

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Randy_ATX

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#1 posted 263 days ago

Classic MaFe.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 263 days ago

magnific!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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stefang

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#3 posted 263 days ago

Nicely carve pipe Mads. Is the black part ebony?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 263 days ago

Really nice Mafe! I really want to carve a pipe!
Now I can use what you already know! Thanks!!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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dbray45

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#5 posted 263 days ago

Very nice mads. I carved a meerschaum pipe many many moon ago when I smoked a pipe. Have no idea what happened to it. For some reason, a pipe that you make yourself tastes so much sweeter than one you buy.

Again – really nice

-- David in Damascus, MD

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CalgaryGeoff

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#6 posted 263 days ago

Oh that’s a neat project, the pipe looks really neat.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 263 days ago

Mads that is a super pipe
A great project that can be used

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 263 days ago

Great looking pipe, and it looks like it would smoke long and cool! Enjoy while you can and before your doctors (pulmonologist and cardiologist in my case) make you give it up.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 263 days ago

Nice one, Mads!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Don Johnson

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#10 posted 263 days ago

I’ve missed your projects Mads – has this one has been long in the pipeline ? ;-)

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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Roger

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#11 posted 263 days ago

I really like the looks o this

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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littlecope

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#12 posted 263 days ago

That’s a Fine Pipe Mads, Happy Smoking!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Don W

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#13 posted 263 days ago

Excellent Mads! As always, thanks for sharing.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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steliart

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#14 posted 263 days ago

looks very chic

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Tony Strupulis

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#15 posted 263 days ago

Nice. But to be authentic MaFe, it needs a different pipe in the background!

-- Tony - http://ravensedgetoolworks.com

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